The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.
Quote by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
General principles... are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are...
Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old...
Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends.
A man's as old as he's feeling. A woman as old as she looks.
Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
Until you understand a writer's ignorance, presume yourself ignorant of his understanding.
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of...
I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry;...
No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.
Pity is best taught by fellowship in woe
Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a...
Imagination is the living power and prime agent of all human perception.
What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole. Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
Love is the admiration and cherishing of the amiable qualities of the beloved person, upon...
Talk of the devil, and his horns appear
The three great ends which a statesman ought to propose to himself in the government...
Government, obviously, cannot fill a child's emotional needs. Nor can it fill his spiritual and...
It's a good thing we don't get all the government we pay for.